Life at IT Carlow
All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee of €2,500 in 2013/14. Students who feel their means allow can apply for a grant to assist with the payment of this fee and may also receive a maintenance payment. The Department of Education and Science funds student support schemes as follows: Means-tested grants are available from SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) in 2013/14.
Where to apply
All students entering a NEW course in 2013/14 should apply to the online application system by logging onto www.grantsonline.ie, this includes students who are completing a Level 6/7 course and progressing with their students to a Level 7/8.
Students who are awarded Maintenance Grants will have the payments made to them directly by SUSI into the bank account designated by the student.
Grants awarded under the student grant schemes are usually reviewed each year.
If you held a SUSI student grant in 2012/13 and are continuing your studies on this course in the next academic year, you should login to www.grantsonline.ie with the username and password of your awarded grant application.
If you are currently in receipt of a grant from an Awarding Authority other than SUSI and are continuing on the same course you remain with your existing awarding authority. You should contact your awarding authority regarding the renewal of your grant.
The closing date for receipt of 2013/14 applications to SUSI is 01st August 2013. Vocational Education Committees closing dates are normally mid August, but check with your VEC office.
|Grant Rates for the 2013/2014 Academic Year|
|> 45 km from IT Carlow||< 45 km from IT Carlow|
|Full 100% Maintenance||€3025||€1215|
|Part 75% Maintenance||€2270||€910|
|Part 50% Maintenance||€1515||€605|
|Part 25% Maintenance||€755||€305|
|Special Rate of Maintenance Grant||€5915||€2375|
For more information on grants:
t: 059 9175113
f: 059 9175005